Exum Mountain Guides announces winner of Grand Teton Dream Climb
04.01.2011– Jackson, WY- Exum Mountain Guides, the country’s oldest and most experienced guide service, is proud to announce the winner of the “Grand Teton Dream Climb” giveaway. Contestants were asked to submit a two minute video of why they should be the recipients of an all expense paid trip to Jackson Hole and an ascent of the Grand Teton with Exum Mountain Guides. The winning couple will receive round trip airfare, a rental car and stay at the renowned Alpine House located in Jackson Hole. The winners will now embark on a training program written by the world famous strength coach Rob Shaul of Mountain Athlete, also of Jackson. Mountain climbing gear and attire will be provided by Marmot, including jacket, pants, and a training outfit of short-sleeve shirt and shorts. Training, preparation and gear selection will be filmed along with a written blog every 2 weeks leading up to the training and ascent of the Grand Teton July 17 – July 20, 2011.
The jury had a difficult time to choosing the winner. “The videos were amazing and exceeded our expectations,” remarked one of the unnamed jury members. View the winning video:
Stay tuned to Exum, Marmot and Mountain Athlete for the next few months to follow these lucky and highly motivated athletes on their quest to stand of top of one of America’s most iconic peaks.
About Exum Mountain Guides- Exum is the premier guide service based in Jackson, Wyoming. Exum is an authorized concession of Grand Teton National Park and also holds permits to guide in many other locations. Exum guides the Grand Teton year round and offers activities for everyone from beginners in climbing school to elite climbers on the iconic Grand Traverse. Exum offers: day climbs, summit climbs, climbing classes, backcountry skiing, avalanche courses, international expeditions, expedition prep courses and fun climbing days for families and kids.